Bhuvneshwar Kumar      

Full name Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh

Born February 5, 1990, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

Current age 28 years 310 days

Major teams India, India A, Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Uttar Pradesh

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Bhuvneshwar Kumar Singh
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests Insights on test 21 29 4 552 63* 22.08 1225 45.06 0 3 77 1 8 0
ODIs Insights on odi 95 44 14 440 53* 14.66 598 73.57 0 1 37 6 23 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 34 8 5 22 9 7.33 26 84.61 0 0 0 0 5 0
First-class 70 101 11 2433 128 27.03 5691 42.75 1 14 314 8 18 0
List A 135 76 29 981 72 20.87 0 3 31 0
T20s Insights on t20 146 51 24 240 24* 8.88 243 98.76 0 0 20 4 30 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests Insights on test 21 37 3348 1644 63 6/82 8/96 26.09 2.94 53.1 3 4 0
ODIs Insights on odi 95 94 4552 3784 99 5/42 5/42 38.22 4.98 45.9 2 1 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 34 34 728 817 33 5/24 5/24 24.75 6.73 22.0 0 1 0
First-class 70 123 12393 5785 218 6/77 9/103 26.53 2.80 56.8 9 12 0
List A 135 132 6495 5159 160 5/42 5/42 32.24 4.76 40.5 4 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 146 146 3206 3782 160 5/19 5/19 23.63 7.07 20.0 2 2 0
Career statistics
Test debut India v Australia at Chennai, Feb 22-26, 2013 scorecard
Last Test South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Jan 24-27, 2018 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut India v Pakistan at Chennai, Dec 30, 2012 scorecard
Last ODI India v West Indies at Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut India v Pakistan at Bengaluru, Dec 25, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v India at Sydney, Nov 25, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Bengal v Uttar Pradesh at Kolkata, Dec 17-19, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class South Africa v India at Johannesburg, Jan 24-27, 2018 scorecard
List A debut Rajasthan v Uttar Pradesh at Kanpur, Feb 26, 2008 scorecard
Last List A India v West Indies at Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 1, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Royal Challengers Bangalore v Delhi Daredevils at Bengaluru, Oct 17, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Australia v India at Sydney, Nov 25, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/33 India v Australia Sydney 25 Nov 2018 T20I # 714
2/20 India v Australia Melbourne 23 Nov 2018 T20I # 713
0/15, 1* India v Australia Brisbane 21 Nov 2018 T20I # 712
0/39 India v West Indies Chennai 11 Nov 2018 T20I # 710
2/12 India v West Indies Lucknow 6 Nov 2018 T20I # 709
1/11 India v West Indies Thiruvananthapuram 1 Nov 2018 ODI # 4064 Insights on
1/30 India v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 29 Oct 2018 ODI # 4063 Insights on
1/70, 10 India v West Indies Pune 27 Oct 2018 ODI # 4062 Insights on
0/33, 21 India v Bangladesh Dubai (DSC) 28 Sep 2018 ODI # 4048 Insights on
0/46 India v Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 Sep 2018 ODI # 4044 Insights on
Profile

Bhuvneshwar Kumar, like the other wily Kumar, Praveen, comes from Meerut, a northern Indian town known for - among other things - the industrial production of sports goods, most famously those under the brand SG. No wonder then that once thrown the new SG ball, Bhuvneshwar can make it hoop around corners, mostly back into the right-hand batsman but he gets it to hold its line often enough to be a genuine threat. Like the other Kumar, though, Bhuvneshwar operates at a middling pace of early 130s, but India weren't spoilt enough for choices to deny him an international debut season at the age of 22, in late 2012. Bhuvneshwar said a roaring hello to international cricket. In his first international over, he bowled Nasir Jamshed; with his first ODI delivery, he bowled Mohammad Hafeez; and in his first Test series he played a part in India's first whitewash of a four-Test series. Apart from the swing, Bhuvneshwar's control of it and his cricketing smartness stand out. It stood out the time when he, as a 19-year-old, worked Sachin Tendulkar over for his first first-class duck in Indian domestic cricket. The cricketing smartness showed with the bat too when he scored 128 batting at No. 8, winning a Duleep Trophy semi-final in 2012-13, just before his selection for India.

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Nov 23, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket, Australia v India, 2nd T20I, MCG, Melbourne, November 23, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket

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Nov 20, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar portrait

Bhuvneshwar Kumar portrait

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Oct 29, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after striking early, India v West Indies, 4th ODI, CCI Mumbai, October 29, 2018

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates after striking early

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